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Income/capita 10%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 70%
IndexEast GalesburgIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,874$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,786$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,306$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,645$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,295$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Galesburg is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Galesburg is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Galesburg is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Galesburg is 32% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,187$46,786$93,572
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      East Galesburg median earnings by income bracket

      East Galesburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%12.4%
      Public administration3.3%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.2%4.6%
      Education, health & social services15.4%50.3%
      Other20.3%14.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oak Run, IL528$64,62517%
      Oneida, IL700$62,94614%
      Alexis, IL979$55,3950%
      Altona, IL535$50,6258%
      Wataga, IL778$50,1979%
      East Galesburg, IL737$46,78615%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Graniteville, VT737$44,00020%
      Maben, MS737$17,18869%
      Alakanuk, AK737$32,00042%
      Ventura, IA737$70,62528%
      Bogue, NC737$56,8753%
      East Galesburg, IL737$46,78615%
      Source: The East Galesburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).